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Garden Thoughts

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A garden grows with us over time – or do we grow with our garden? This year at Stonehurst Place our gardens have flourished – 8 years on, they are really coming into their own.  I graduated in 2007 from a garden design school in London, fresh with ideas which I implemented at Stonehurst Place […]

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Guests Rave about Chihuly in the Garden

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Chihuly in the Garden The Atlanta Botanical Garden is always beautiful, but Dale Chihuly’s exhibit transforms the gardens into something truly breathtaking. The exhibit “Chihuly in the Garden” runs through October 30, and Stonehurst Place guests have been coming from all over the world to view it, and returning with wonderful reviews.  Dale Chihuly, an […]

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Artists Spotlight: Corita Kent

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Corita Kent, a true Revolutionary Corita Kent is one of the more revolutionary American artists in the second half of the 19th century. She gained attention for her role in the Pop Art Movement, but is more famous among Art Historians for her use of serigraphs, or silkscreens. She was among the first artists to use […]

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Virgin Atlantic Guide: Atlanta

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Stonehurst Place is recommended in Virgin Atlantic’s new in-flight travel guide of Atlanta Virgin Atlantic creates in-flight videos that act as miniature guidebooks of the cities to which they fly. Their recently released Atlanta video is well worth a watch, and I’m not just saying this because we’re featured in the video!  The piece lists Stonehurst Place as one of […]

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Artist Spotlight: Nina Mae Fowler

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One of my favorite living artists is British artist and sculptor, Nina Mae Fowler. I met Nina Mae Fowler by accident.  It was an accident meant to happen, a friendship meant to be. As an art lover, I troll galleries and their websites in search of new pieces that speak to me. I am a fan of […]

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Travel Ideas: Sky Blue Berlin

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A tour of Berlin like no other. Always a curious world traveller, I have experienced many different city tours. Most cities I visit are seeped in history, and as a result I’m always excited to take city tours. I have never been a fan of the group tour route. For me, that experience is too general and […]

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travel ideas – Schloss Bensberg

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Germany’s Schloss Bensberg – an indulgent weekend  This month’s travel recommendation is located in Germany, where I live part of the year.  My partner’s traditional birthday present to me is usually a trip to somewhere beautiful, inspiring or exotic. This year, we went to Schloss Bensberg for some much needed relaxation.  Schloss is the German word for palace, and […]

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The Rockettes: Fall in Step

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Fall In Step Inspired by The Rockettes? That’s me!  Most of my efforts so far on our Carriage House extension of Stonehurst Place have been labour-intensive design work.  As lead designer,  I work with the principal architect as well as our innkeepers (thankfully Paul is a talented architect as well as incredible innkeeper!) to create what will be an […]

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